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Idaho Fish and Game

Submit a Big Game Record Application

Idaho Fish and Game maintains big game records to recognize record-size wild big game animals in Idaho.

Application requirements

  • Prior to an official measurement, air dry the animal's skull, antlers, or horns for at least 60 days from harvest date. Game farm animals are not accepted.
  • Have your trophy measured by an official Boone and Crockett Club or Pope and Young Club measurer. 
  • Download and complete the application below. Forms must include county and date of harvest/pickup.
  • Email a completed application and score sheet to Attn: Big Game Record. Note: Please allow a few weeks for us to verify the information and publish to the website. 

Download Application

The minimum scores for entry into the Idaho Big Game Records are the same for archery, rifle, muzzleloader, air guns, and “picked-up” entries.

Minimum Scores for Record Entry

    Boone and Crockett
Species Idaho Records 3-year Awards All Time
Mule Deer – Typical 185 180 190
Mule Deer – Nontypical 225 215 230
White-tailed Deer – Typical 160 160 170
White-tailed Deer – Nontypical 180 185 195
American Elk – Nontypical 375 385 385
Rocky Mountain Goat 47 47 50
Pronghorn  75 80 82
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
(north of I-84)
175 175 180
California Bighorn Sheep
(south of I-84)
150 n/a n/a
Moose 150 140 155
Mountain Lion (aka Cougar) 15 14  8/16 15
Black Bear 19  8/16 20 21